Simeon Career Academy
A South Side high school was evacuated Friday afternoon, after a small explosion, Chicago Public Schools officials said.
Kenneth K. Jackson, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, murder during commission of a felony, and mob action, all felonies, in connection with the death of 16-year-old Michael Flournoy III, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Cook County prosecutors said 42-year-old Gerald Gaddy has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, criminal sexual assault, and aggravated battery. Gaddy allegedly had “inappropriate sexual contact” with three girls, ages 15, 16 and 17.
The family of a Chicago man murdered last fall in Michigan will be in court this week in Ann Arbor, as one of the accused killers goes on trial.
The neighborhood around the school has high unemployment and high crime. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Michael Flournoy III, 16, a sophomore who was on the football and wrestling teams at Simeon, was shot and killed near a relative’s house Saturday night.
This year’s championship basketball team could be remembered for more than their hoops skills. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, these are some pretty smart student athletes.
Fresh off his fourth high school basketball state title in as many years, Simeon standout Jabari Parker has been named the Morgan Wootten High School Player of the Year.
The head basketball coaches from Simeon and Morgan Park High schools have been suspended because of their behavior at a basketball game last week that ended in a scuffle between the two teams at the handshake line.
On Friday, police cars were parked outside Simeon Career Academy as it played Julian.
Police were questioning two suspects in the shooting death of a high school student, after a basketball game on the Chicago State University campus.
Simeon forward Jabari Parker verbally committed to Duke Thursday.
Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a melee in the stands of a football game between Simeon and Morgan Park high schools on Friday.
Paramedics took a student to a hospital this morning from Simeon Career Academy in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.